Norwich City reported to have agreed a fee for Everton striker James Vaughan

Norwich City were today reported to have agreed a �2.5m deal to sign Everton striker James Vaughan.

The newly-promoted Canaries were also reported to have made a second attempt to sign Millwall striker Steve Morison.

Manager Paul Lambert said yesterday he wanted to bring in seven new faces, and looks set to waste no time adding to his squad.

City declined to comment on the Vaughan link but Sky Sports claimed City had clinched the deal for 22-year-old Vaughan, who had two loan spells with Crystal Palace in the Championship last season.

Vaughan, a product of Everton�s youth academy, has also been linked with Celtic and Derby.


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In April 2005, Vaughan became Everton�s youngest ever player, beating the record previously held by Joe Royle by 11 days - a record since broken by Jose Baxter. A goal on his debut not only made him Everton's youngest ever scorer, surpassing Wayne Rooney, but he also overtook James Milner as the Premier League's youngest scorer.

Morison, meanwhile, has submitted a formal transfer request at Millwall, which the club have rejected.

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The Lions are reported to have rejected two bids from the Canaries for the Wales international, according to the South London Press.

The 27 year-old, who recently signed a new contract extension at The Den, was the subject of a January offer from City, worth just over �2million.

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